Four people treated at scene of the Hornchurch explosion

PUBLISHED: 20:36 23 January 2017 | UPDATED: 20:45 23 January 2017

Scene of explosion. Picture: Alison Braun

Scene of explosion. Picture: Alison Braun

Alison Braun Facebook

Four people have been treated for injuries following the explosion at the block of flats.

Hornchurchh explosion Picture: London Fire BrigadeHornchurchh explosion Picture: London Fire Brigade

London Ambulance Service were called just before 5.15pm to reports of the incident.

A spokeswoman said: “We sent a number of resources to the scene including three ambulance crews, our Hazardous Area Response Team, a single responder in a car and a duty manager.

“The first of our medics arrived in under five minutes.”

Paramedics treated four people at the scene who have now been taken to hospital.

They remain at the scene.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Romford Recorder. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Related articles

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Romford Recorder